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Cover for Field guide to the forest trees of Uganda: for identification and conservation.

This book provides an up-to-date list of indigenous tree species known to grow in the tropical forest of Uganda and a guide to their identification in the field. It draws on A Field Guide to Uganda Forest Trees (UFT). Apart from nomenclature, taxonomy and new records, the main substantive changes...

Author(s)
Kalema, J.; Hamilton, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245271)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Cucurbits.

This second edition, which is completely updated with new content and full-colour figures throughout, continues to provide complete coverage relating to the production of cucurbits, including cucumbers, gourds, muskmelons, pumpkins, squashes and watermelons. It provides up-to-date, succinct and...

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book
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Cover for What are cucurbits?

This chapter focuses on distribution and ecology, nomenclature, taxonomy, morphology and anatomy, and growth and development of cucurbits.

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Major crops.

This chapter focuses on botany, origin and history, uses, cultivars and breeding, genetic diversity, nomenclature, classification, and species description of cucumbers, melons, squash, pumpkins, watermelons and their related species.

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction to parasitology.

This chapter provides a brief overview of parasitology. It defines parasitology, parasites, and facultative and obligatory parasites, and discusses the scientific nomenclature, size and taxonomic groups (Nematoda, Cestoda, Trematoda, Arthropoda and Protozoa) of parasites. The difference between...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Culicipedia: species-group, genus-group and family-group names in Culicidae (Diptera).

This book is a comprehensive compilation of all scientific names introduced at all levels of classification within the Culicidae family since the official start of zoological nomenclature. It is principally a lexicon, divided into sections, most of which contain a comprehensive list of taxonomic...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 1: Species-group names.

This section presents a list of all species-group names applied to Culicidae from Linnaeus (1758). The species group comprises a total of 5390 names (including the 3 new replacement names): 3559 valid extant species; 130 extant subspecies; 59 nomina dubia; 25 valid fossil species; 76 nomina nuda,...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 2: Genus-group names.

This section presents a list of all genus-group names applied to Culicidae from Linnaeus (1758). It contains 441 genus-group names: 209 currently valid names and 232 synonyms. In addition to the 41 extant genera and 162 extant subgenera, the valid names include 5 genera of fossil mosquitoes and one ...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 3: Family-group and other suprageneric names.

This section presents a list of all family-group and other suprageneric names applied to Culicidae. It contains 112 names, including 2 family names (one valid), 41 subfamily names (3 valid: 2 extant, one fossil; 7 duplicated as corrected spellings), 21 tribal names (11 valid, one duplicated as a...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 4: Species-group names formed from personal names.

This section presents a list of all species-group names formed from personal names applied to Culicidae. Of the 3689 extant species-group taxa, 3559 species and 130 subspecies that are currently recognized, nearly 40% have names that are formed from personal names. These include the names of 1254...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter

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